Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Health & Education

Saudi: Japan-inspired ‘nap pods’ being introduced for pilgrims

Saudi Arabia plans to introduce sleep pods, reminiscent of Japan’s famed capsule hotels, in the western city of Mina in the coming days, as an...

Bahrain: Two Expat Doctors Found Dead In An Apartment

The double suicide of a man and his brother-in-law’s wife, both doctors, sent shockwaves across the Kingdom yesterday. The bodies of Dr Ibrahim Rawther...

Saudi: More Than 20,000 Expats Died Last Year

As many as 72,533 Saudis and expatriates died and were buried in the Kingdom during 2017, Al-Watan Arabic daily said on Tuesday quoting figures...

Bahrain: Second ‘Hottest July’ Ever Experienced

The Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications’ Meteorological Directorate in its monthly weather summary said the month of July 2018 goes on record as the...

Bahrain: New Health Insurance Law Imposes New Fees

The Government of Bahrain has issued a new law (Bahrain Law No. 23 of 2018) that will make it compulsory for health insurance coverage...

Bahrain: 1 million tonnes of waste disposed in 6 months

The Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning disposed of around 1 million tonnes of waste in 6 months, up from 885,000 tonnes...

Bahrain: Central Market revamp on good track for completion

The revamping of the Muharraq Central Market is nearing completion, said Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister Essam bin Abdulla Khalaf. Work is progressing...

Saudi: Nearly 6,000 doctors are jobless in the kingdom

Nearly 6,000 Saudi doctors including 94 post graduates are jobless, according to statistics released by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS). The number of...

Declutter your home, declutter your life

Vicky Silverthorn, known as the queen of decluttering, says a tidy house can help calm the mind Summer is the perfect time to have a...

Liquid water lake detected on Mars – Could there be life...

A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising the possibility that more water - and maybe even life...

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